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Chlosyne fulvia coronado (M. Smith & Brock, 1988)
(Fulvia Checkerspot)

Type Specimens
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Larval Foodplants and Habitats
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

Distribution: AZ, SW NM, far NW Mexico
Larval foodplants: Scrophulariaceae: Castilleja lanata Gray , Cordylanthus wrightii Gray

Synonymy

(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Chlosyne Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 38, no. 37. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist., 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). The synonymy for this genus follows Wahlberg and Zimmerman (2000), Cladistics 16(4): 347-363.

      =    ‡Morpheis Geyer, [1833]

In: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett., 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Morpheis Hübner, [1820], Verz. bekannt. Schmett., 13: 196.

      =    ‡Synchloe E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 76. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 141, no. 253. Preoccupied by Synchloe Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 26.

      =    ‡Coatlantona W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 178. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). A junior objective synonym of Chlosyne Butler, 1870.

=    Anemeca W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 179. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Morpheis Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

=    Charidryas Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea nycteis E. Doubleday, 1847, in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(12): pl. 23, fig. 3; (21): 181, no. 23 (1848), by original designation.

      =    ‡Limnaecia Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea harrisii Scudder, 1863, Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 167-168, no. 36, by original designation. Preoccupied by Limnaecia Stainton, 1851, Suppl. Cat. Brit. Pteroph.: 4.

=    Thessalia Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 238, 265, no. 49. Type-species: Melitaea leanira C. Felder & R. Felder, 1860, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 4(4): 106, no. 64, by original designation.

 

Chlosyne fulvia (W. H. Edwards, 1879)

Can. Entomol. 11(6): 117-118.

Original Combination: Melitaea Fulvia

Type Locality: “Western Texas”; defined as “grasslands adjacent to the Wichita River...Archer County, Texas” by F. Brown (1966), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 92(3): 390-391.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1966), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 92(3): 391, fig. 12 ♂ D&V; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): 131, pl. 59, fig. 6 ♂ V.

=    ‡”sinefascia” (R. Williams, 1914)

Entomol. News 25(6): 265, no. 6.

Original Combination: Melitaea fulvia sinefascia n. aberr.

Type Locality: “Jamez [sic!] Mountains, New Mexico” implied from the title of the paper. [Jemez Mountains, Sandoval County]

Types: “Holotype” in CMNH.

 

Chlosyne fulvia coronado (M. Smith & Brock, 1988)

Bull. Allyn Mus. (118): 6-8, figs. 13 ♂ D, 14 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Thessalia fulvia coronado

Type Locality: “Arizona: Pima County, summit of Redington Pass, 20 km ENE of Tucson, Santa Catalina Mts.”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

Bibliography

Austin, George T. and Michael J. Smith. 1998. 27. Revision of the Thessalia leanira complex (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Melitaeinae): Thessalia leanira (C. & R. Felder), with descriptions of four new subspecies. Pp. 333-358, 67 figs., in: T. C. Emmel (Ed.), Systematics of western North American Butterflies. Gainesville; Mariposa Press. {[18] Dec 1998} 

Bailowitz, Richard A. and James P. Brock. 1991. Butterflies of southeastern Arizona. Tucson, Arizona; Sonoran Arthropod Studies, Inc.: ix + 342 pp., 4 pls., figs. {1991} 

Bauer, David L. 1975. Tribe Melitaeini. Pp. 139-195, in: W. H. Howe (ed.) The butterflies of North America. Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: xiii + 633 pp.; 97 pls., 32 figs. {[7 Nov] 1975} 

Coolidge, Karl R. 1910. Melitaea alma Strecker, and its synonymy. Canadian Entomologist 42(12): 425-431. {15 Dec 1910} 

Forbes, William Trowbridge Merrifield. 1945. The genus Phyciodes (Lepidoptera, Nymphalinae). Entomologica Americana (n.s.)24: 139-207. {Oct 1944, 24 May 1945} 

Higgins, Lionel George. 1960. A revision of the melitaeine genus Chlosyne and allied species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 112(14): 381-467, 134 figs. {31 Dec 1960} 

Scott, James A. 1992. Hostplant records for butterflies and skippers (mostly from Colorado) 1959-1991, with new life histories and notes on oviposition, immatures, and ecology. Papilio (n.s.) 6: 1-171, 10 tbls. {5 Jul 1992} 

Scott, James A. 2006. Chlosyne leanira/fulvia classification. p. 37, in: J. Scott (Ed.), Taxonomic studies and new taxa of North American butterflies. Papilio (New Series) 12. {28 Apr 2006} 

Smith, Michael J. and Jim P. Brock. 1988. A review of the Thessalia leanira complex in the southwestern United States (Nymphalidae: Melitaeinae), with a description of two new subspecies of Thessalia fulvia. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum (118): 21 pp., 34 figs. {11 Aug 1988} [description of Thessalia fulvia coronado

Wahlberg, Niklas & Marie Zimmerman. 2000. Pattern of phylogenetic relationships among members of the tribe Melitaeini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA Sequences. Cladistics 16(4): 347-363, 4 figs., 3 tbls. {Dec 2000}

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